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Mrs. John James Audubon (Lucy Green Bakewell, 1787-1874)

Object Number: 
1973.18
Date: 
1960
Medium: 
Bronze with black marble stand
Dimensions: 
Overall: 21 1/2 x 17 1/4 x 11 in. ( 54.6 x 43.8 x 27.9 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: on left shoulder: "Modern Art Fdry/NY" signed: front underside proper left shoulder: "Buba'60"
Description: 
Portrait bust
Gallery Label: 
This head is the second casting in bronze from the original stone master head (in stone) by the sculptress, The casting was supervised by the sculptress and was cast and mounted at the Modern Art Foundry, 1870, Queens, NY. The original stone master head of Audubon (ca. 1950's) was sent by the sculptress to Audubon's home at "Mill Grove", Pennsylvania.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the artist
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group